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Memorial Day Weekend 2020

“Suppose they gave a war and nobody came.  Then war will come after you.” Is often attributed to Bertolt Brecht as he wrote about the rise of the Democratic Socialist Party of Germany after the First World War and the … Continue reading

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A Good and a Bad

“Springtime for Hitler and Germany” With apologies to Mel Brooks, a movie, a play, and then another movie.  A farce based on the concept of staging a theatrical production on one of the worst parts of the history of mankind … Continue reading

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Salmon and KJ Great Estates

Bartlett: “Gentlemen, no doubt you’ve heard the immortal words of our new commandant: devote your energies to things other than escape, and sit out the war as comfortably as possible.” My Bride and I have been most fortunate as we … Continue reading

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A Hats Not a Hat ’til it’s Tilted

“Nobody goes to jail unless they want to. Unless they make themselves get caught.” It was Day 45 and we are making the most of the situation.  During the French Revolution when people were literally losing their heads, they actually … Continue reading

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Another Aged Chardonnay

Jefferson Smith: “I always get a great kick out that part of the Declaration of Independence.  You’re not gonna have a country where these kind of rules work, if you haven’t got men that have learned to tell human rights … Continue reading

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A Roast and Peju

Rod Serling: “Imagine if you will a world where Cinco de Mayo falls on Taco Tuesday only to be ruined by a virus named after a Mexican beer” and then the music. That would have even been too bizarre of … Continue reading

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Tequila Shrimp and Russian Hill Chardonnay

Fezzik: “Why do you wear a mask?  Were you burned by acid, or something like that? Man, in Black: “Oh no, it’s just that they’re terribly comfortable.   I think everyone will be wearing them in the future.” As the clock … Continue reading

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